H.R.4354 - To affirm the power of the President to revoke the Presidential Medal of Freedom awarded to Bill Cosby and to provide for criminal penalties for anyone who wears or publicly displays a Presidential Medal of Freedom that has been revoked.114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gosar, Paul A. [R-AZ-4] (Introduced 01/08/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary; Oversight and Government Reform|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/03/2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4354 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/08/2016)
This bill expresses the sense of Congress that the President should revoke the Presidential Medal of Freedom awarded to William Henry (Bill) Cosby in 2002.
Additionally, it amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime to fraudulently wear or publicly display a Presidential Medal of Freedom that has been revoked. A violator is subject to a fine, up to one year in prison, or both.